'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Sat, Jul. 27 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 27 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Austin Powers in Goldmember$25,644,512-3%3,613--$7,098$55,651,0341New Line
2Road to Perdition$4,710,08550%2,25091$2,093$62,392,1153DreamWorks
3Stuart Little 2$4,088,34221%3,28227$1,246$31,579,5762Sony / Columbia
4Men in Black II$3,527,87842%3,542-99$996$170,913,3894Sony / Columbia
5K-19: The Widowmaker$3,043,06842%2,8302$1,075$22,884,1132Paramount
6The Country Bears$2,051,09319%2,553--$803$3,772,9291Disney
7Mr. Deeds$1,615,46313%2,309-514$700$114,963,8645Sony / Columbia
8Reign of Fire$1,347,14231%2,005-624$672$35,314,1493Disney
9Minority Report$1,276,23137%1,365-307$935$122,499,9116Fox
10The Bourne Identity$1,079,90134%1,155-474$935$109,506,9267Universal